• What to see in Treviso Italy

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    This is post 36 of 37 in the series “Italy” Treviso is a quiet little town less than 30 minutes from Venice Mestre. Known as little Venice, it belonged to the Venetian empire and a world away from the overflowing streets of Venice. While it cannot compare to its big sister in grandeur, its small […]

  • What to do in Vilnius for a weekend

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    Last updated on January 18th, 2020 at 09:00 am This is post 1 of 1 in the series “Lithuania” As the capital of Lithuania, Vilnius is an emerging city for visitors with its historic buildings and art scenes. Emerging from Soviet Occupation like its Baltic cousins in the 90s, its compact old town is the […]

  • Vilnius to Trakai: a day trip guide

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    Trakai Castle is about an hour from Vilnius and a famous landmark not only because it is a castle in a lake. It is a historically significant castle that witness the beginning of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and in particular its struggle with the Teutonic Order. While the castle was damaged during war with […]

  • Things to do in Liepaja, Latvia

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    This is post 3 of 3 in the series “Latvia” Liepāja is the third largest city in Latvia on the Baltic coast. It’s known as the Windy City, 3 hours west of Riga (or one hour by plane). It’s a popular seaside town known for its wind and beaches, as well as their theater. It’s […]

  • 2019 travel review

    2019 has been another great year with moments that I had to pinch myself for. Although I find that I didn’t have as many travel fails as 2018, which is definitely an improvement! I’ve decided to do a mini recap of my travel as well since it’s my 3rd year (!) of doing this recap […]

  • Things to do in Riga Latvia

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    This is post 1 of 3 in the series “Latvia” Riga is the capital of Latvia, the center of the three Baltic States in Europe. It might seem like an off-beat choice, but there are plenty of things to do in Riga and around, whether you are interested in history, architecture, or nature. From the […]